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Alert when navigating away from page

NickMalloy
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I'm working with an asp.net page within a masterpage. I am trying to alert people on an entry page when they try and leave the page. The message pops up just fine, but when I click cancel it still navigates away. What am I doing wrong?
jQuery(function ($) {

        /* global on unload notification */
        warning = true;

        if (warning) {
            $(window).bind("unload", function () {
                if (confirm("Do you want to leave this page") == true) {
                    //they pressed OK 
                    alert('ok');
                } else {
                    // they pressed Cancel 
                   // alert('cancel');
                    return false;
                }
            });
        }
    });

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